Failure to Restrict URL Access
chillyCMS uses 302 redirects to restrict access to the unautorized pages.
Step 1: Create a rule in No-Redirect Add-on: ^http://localhost/chillyCMS/
Step 2: Access http://localhost/chillyCMS/admin/
Arbitrary File Upload
chillyCMS/admin/design.site.php page extracts all uploaded ZIP files to chillyCMS/tmp directory
Step 1: Create a ZIP file of the files to be uploaded. Example: Compress shell.php to get shell.zip
Step 2: Upload shell.zip
Step 3: Access the shell at http://localhost/chillyCMS/tmp/shell.php
11 March 2012 - Discovered vulnerability and exploit, contacted the vendor.
12 March 2012 - Vendor responds back, exchanges few mails.
15 November 2012 - Vendor discontinues further development.
15 February 2013 - Published the vulnerabilities and exploits to the public.
# How to reproduce
The latest download from the website was not working on fresh install. An earlier version (1.1.3) has been installed and all the PHP files, except config.php, have been replaced with new files.